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Curse Dark as Gold
Audience: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
When the mysterious Jack Spinner appears in response to a plea for help, his assistance is both amazing and frightening. The owner of the village woolen mill has just died and his daughter, Charlotte Miller, is faced with decisions far beyond her age and experience. For generations, it has been said that all bad things at the mill are due to a curse. To save her family's mill, as well as the livelihood of many in the village, she agrees to accept Mr. Spinner's offer to weave straw into gold thread. The terms Charlotte accepts threaten all she loves and cherishes. When she has only 3 days to honor her promise, Charlotte is driven to break the curse that has caused such pain and loss for generations. This fascinating historical novel is filled with engaging mystery that unfolds in the most unexpected manner as each secret becomes known.
Date read: 5/8/2012
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